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Cattle : A Handbook to the Breeds of the World
by Val Porter




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This encyclopedic guidetraces the domestication of cattle, looking at the evolution and eventual extinction of different types and breeds. Its later chapters also touch on the wild species of the cattle family and some of their unusual interesting domesticates.Each chapter is separatedaccording to the breed's country of origin, setting the region's cattle in a cultural as well as an agricultural context. Their main roles are also explored both historically and currently, from the production of meat or milk torepresenting currency or social status."

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Overview

This encyclopedic guidetraces the domestication of cattle, looking at the evolution and eventual extinction of different types and breeds. Its later chapters also touch on the wild species of the cattle family and some of their unusual interesting domesticates.Each chapter is separatedaccording to the breed's country of origin, setting the region's cattle in a cultural as well as an agricultural context. Their main roles are also explored both historically and currently, from the production of meat or milk torepresenting currency or social status."


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  • ISBN-13: 9781861269348
  • ISBN-10: 186126934X
  • Publisher: Crowood Press (UK)
  • Publish Date: September 2007
  • Page Count: 400
  • Dimensions: 10.2 x 7.9 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.05 pounds


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